Camp Dream Street
Dream Street is a camp that brings together disabled youth and Jewish teenage counselors for a week of fun at Henry S. Jacobs Camp. Dream Street was founded in 1975 with the mission that all children, regardless of their abilities, must be offered the chance to have fun, make new friends, to achieve, to be accepted for who and what they are, and to learn from the challenges of group life. Both the children and the staff at Camp Dream Street benefit from the life-changing experiences the camp has to offer. Dream Street is a place where children with physical disabilities are given the chance to be children – not “special” children, not children with disabilities, but just children. This is the true magic of Camp Dream Street.
National Federation of Temple Youth (NFTY-SO) brings together Reform Jewish Teens from Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Western Tennessee, and Birmingham, Alabama. Our members come together during the year for learning, fun, worship, community service, and fellowship to help young Jewish adults throughout the region build and strengthen lifetime ties with each other and Reform Judaism.
Henry S. Jacobs Camp Overview
Henry S. Jacobs camp is our region's Reform Jewish overnight camp located in Utica, Mississippi serving the Deep South: Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Western Tennessee. Since 1970, Jacobs Camp has been providing a caring Jewish community that builds young people. The opportunity to live as part of a close-knit community and develop new skills, assisted by dynamic and enthusiastic staff, coupled with Jewish values and the development of one's Jewish identity result in the experience of a lifetime.